Expansion of Madinah’s landmark Masjid Al-Qiblatain underway

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on an ocular inspection on Wednesday. (SPA)
Updated 28 November 2019

Expansion of Madinah’s landmark Masjid Al-Qiblatain underway

MADINAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman inspected on Wednesday the progress of work to develop the city’s landmark Masjid Al-Qiblatain site and its surroundings.

The project, covering an area of 50,200 square meters, is aimed at improving public services for visitors and expanding the site to receive more than 4,000 worshippers.

During his visit to the site Prince Faisal, who is chairman of the Madinah Development Authority, listened to a detailed explanation about headway on the first phase of the scheme which was 15 percent completed.   


King Salman arrives in Neom

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King Salman arrives in Neom

RIYADH: King Salman arrived in the Saudi city of Neom to rest and recuperate, the Saudi Press Agency reported early Thursday.

 

 

The king left hospital on July 30 after he underwent surgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center in Riyadh with an inflamed gallbladder on July 20.